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Child's Digestive System with the Large Intestine Labeled and Shaded

View full-sized image Illustration of a child's digestive system with the large intestine labeled and shaded.
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Black and white illustration of a child's digestive system with the large intestine labeled and shaded.

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Illustration of a child's digestive system with the large intestine labeled and shaded.

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Hirschsprung's disease, or HD, is a disease of the large intestine. The large intestine is also sometimes called the colon. The word bowel can refer to the large and small intestines. HD usually occurs in children. It causes constipation, which means that

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